Summer is so close (ignore the recent snow). There is an abundance of motorcycle events in New York this summer so get out there and ride. This list is compliments of New York Rider Magazine. Thank you Carmella!!! Ride Safe this summer! If you need a motorcycle lawyer in New York due to being injured in a motorcycle accident call 1-800-424-5377

May 2010

8th  Red Knights MC NY29 Run to Benefit the Fireman’s Home Harry Howard Ave. Hudson, NY. The event starts @ 9:00am run leaves @ Noon for a 50 mile run end back at the Fireman’s Home with BBQ, Music, Prizes and Trophies. For Info: www.rkmcny29.com

8th  Unforgiven MC NY 2010 Springtime Bash 8:00 PM, Fuzzy’s, 23921 Braddock Avenue, Bellerose, NY; $20

8th  Spring It On Benefit and Ride to Save the Ta-Tas! Sponsored by the Bladesmen MC; Sign-up 1:00 PM at the Sawmill, Schenectady, $20. Pack leaves at 3:00 PM.  For more info call 518-269-6753 or email [email protected]
14th  The 3rd Annual toast to “Doug Fowler” a fellow biker will take place at McShanes starts at 6pm 6801 Kinney St. Syracuse, NY fro info: call 315-463-9950.
15th  Sons of Sam MC 2nd Annual Support Your Troops Run – Registration 11:00 AM at Lafayette Inn, Syracuse-Cortland Road, Lafayette, NY; $10 donation, $5 passenger.  http://www.sonsofsammc.com/history.html
15th  North Shore Ride Her Run – Ride leaves from the Wander Inn for info: 315-623-9774
15th  4th Annual Rossman Memorial Poker Run The Miracle Ride, Register at Quigley’s Grand Premier Tire & Battery 593-591 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush,NY $30 per bike For more info: (518)817-3067
15th  Road Dragons 7th Annual Bike Show at the Bad Pig Saloon Rotterdam Junction, NY starting @ 2pm. $20 donation drinks, food and live music. Trophies awarded for bike show.
15th  Help Spooly Get His Heart on Steak Bake Benefit – 1 to 5pm at  OC’S Tavern 317 N. Salina St. Syracuse, NY $15 for info: 315-435-2453.
16th  “Chrome Café Roadeo” behind McDonald’s on Rt. 31 in Cicero, NY. Music Beverages and Food available for info: 315-699-0850

17th ABATE of New York 14th Annual Freedom Rally – Ride to the Capitol. “All Motorcyclists Welcome” Come fight for your rights!  Ride leaves at 11:00 AM Sharp from Wholly Cow Ice Cream & BBQ, Intersection of Routes 9 & 20, Schodack, NY.
21st – 23rd Hells Angels of New York State Jammin’ With 81, Schaghticoke, NY. Info 518-271-8972. VENDORS WANTED!

21st – 23rd Mohawk Valley Tattoo Expo at the Herkimer Valley Fair Grounds for info: [email protected]
22nd  Jury MC Wheels Up Party @ TANK
22nd  Joe fest Memorial Her party / Vanderbilt snowmobile club chicken bbq 12-6 at the Wander Inn for info: 315-623-9774
22nd  16th Annual Miracle Rider – Reg starts at 9am at the Spinning Wheel Restaurant 7384 Thompson Rd. N. Syracuse, NY. Ride starts 10:30 am traveling a scenic 60 mile route through Onondaga and Madison counties. For info: call 315-464-4416 or www.upstate.edu/events.
22nd  Best Buddies Organizations Ride Reg starts at 9:30Am at Spitzies Harley Davidson(Central ave. in Colonie). $20 driver, $10 passenger. Ride starts at 11:30AM, around Saratoga Lake and ends at Colonie Town Park with food, door prizes, and live music till 4PM. Proceeds benefit children with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Contact the Iron Brotherhood MC at [email protected] for more info. Check out bestbuddies.org. Online registration coming soon.
23rd  We Care Ride for Crohn’s/Colitis Ride Check in starts @ 9am at Birch Hill clutches out at 11am $25 per rider $40 w/passenger. For info: email [email protected] or call Pat @ 518-376-3998
23rd  “Fifth Annual American Legion Riders Bike Blessing & Ride” To benefit L.E.E.K. Hunting & Mountain Preserve, which Helps Wounded Warriors. 11:00 AM Registration – Kickstands up at 1:00 PM. Orchard Park American Legion Post #567 3740 North Buffalo Rd (corner Webster Rd), Orchard Park, NY. $15/bike or $20 with passenger, $10/Walk in. Admission includes: Bike Blessing & Ride, Rider Pins, Door Prizes, Food Ticket, 50/50, Chinese Auction, Liquor Raffle, and band music by the “Steve Be Rhythm Rockers”
28th-30th Rolling Thunder XXIII, Washington, D.C. Info:  http://www.rollingthunder1.com

29th  Travis Atkins Memorial Run – Registration 9:00-11:30 AM at S&M Motorsports, 23438 Rt. 12, Watertown, NY; $15 per biker

29th  “Harley’s Heroes Tour – Gowanda” 10am-3pm. FREE government benefits counseling courtesy of the DAV for our local veterans. Contact Brian at 716-532-4584 if your military appreciation / support organization would like to set up a display. Gowanda Harley Davidson 2535 Gowanda Zoar Road, Gowanda, NY 14070.

June 2010

1st  2 – Wheel Tuesday’s At Ho-Beau’s Fireside Grill Benefit Children’s Cancer 10 South West Street (or Route 281) Homer, NY for info (607) 749-2334., Ask for Laurence

4th – 6th  Thunder In The Forge – Hiltebrant Rec Center Pavilion N. St Old Forge NY. Vendors, Bike Show, Bands, Activities, Rides and a Poker Run for info: www.thunderinoldforge.com
5th  The Road Agents MC 2nd Annual Dirt Drags – at Lime Rock Speedway, Calendonia, NY RoadAgents.com Gen. Info: 585-590-2228 Vendors (585) 343-7917 ATV and MC classes Trophy’s for all classes.
5th   3rd Annual Benefit Run for our four Legged Friends Run Starts at Hudson – Mohawk Valley Humane Society Oakland Ave Menands, NY 75 Mile Scenic view Ends at 69ers Clubhouse for BBQ. $20 donation pp all forms of transportation Welcome!! For info: 518-728-2998
5th  1st Annual Demons in the Forge – Van Aukens Inne 108 Forge St Thendora, NY 1pm to 5pm.
5th  Bike Blessing and Ride – Ride starts and ends at the Cobblestone Inn Rt33 Locke, NY Blessing at 11am rain or shine free food and ride after blessing for info:315-497-0705
5th  A.B.A.T.E. of Onondaga Chapter10th Annual Motorcycle Run on Saturday at the Loop Grill/Meeting Hall, 1114 Wolf St., Syracuse, NY—11:00 – 12:00 SIGN-UP.  Kick Stands up at High Noon!!—be gassed up and ready to go!  $10.00 donation 5 stops – TBA Open to the public“Let those that ride decide”.  Contact (315) 254-7093, (315) 455-1073, or HQ @ (315) 849-5410
5th   Ridin’ For A Reason To Benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times Sign up’s Rush Creekside Inn & Arkport Cycles from 10am till Noon $20 per bike Parade style ride. Ride leaves @ Noon all vehicle’s welcome ride ends in Dansville at the Skybrook Campgrounds. For info: Call Dick 585-746-1688 or Lynn 585-764-3231.
5th   5th Annual Rolphie Run making a difference on child at a time more info to come!
6th   Prospect Mountain Memorial Service to Honor All POS’S/MIA’S of all past & present wars 41st ceremony will be held at the summit of Prospect Mountain Veterans Highway in Lake George, NY
6th  Jeffersonville Fire Department 4th Annual A Ride through the Mountains Poker Run and Expo. Reg. from 9am till noon at the Jeffersonville Fire Dept. Jeffersonville, NY Donation $20 single rider $30 for duel riders, includes Chicken BBQ, refreshments and live entertainment. For Info: call Bill H. 845-482-4176 / Matt 845-482-4289 /Bill P.  845-482-5221 or Walt 845-807-6058
6th  Punishers MC 2nd Annual Biker Bash at Daisy Dukes Downtown Rochester. $10 pp Featuring the Kid Kurry Band, Tattoo Artists, Vendors 52” Samsung TV Raffle @ 8:00pm. For Info: 585-698-4605.

8th  Race for the Cure at the New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, NY.
6th -13th  “Warrensburg Bike Week” Warrensburg NY The whole town gets into it. What a blast!! For info call 518-376-5826

10th-13th Olympic Run, Lake Placid, NY…more details to come. Email [email protected] or [email protected] for more info.

11th 13th  “Fourth Annual North Country Biker’s Weekend” At Lanz’s Motel, Cottages & RV Campground in the beautiful Thousand Islands!

Pig Roast, Live Entertainment, Clam Bake, Booze Runs, Live Blues on The Beach, Swimming, Bonfires, Bike Rides, Continental Breakfast, Free Bloody Marys at The Tiki Bar, Horseshoes and much more! Motel rooms, cottages and campsites available! Rain or shine! No attitudes! For more info 315-686-5690.
11th – 13th Rhinebeck Grand National Super Meet – Dutchess County Fairgrounds for info www.rhinebecknationalmeet.com
11th – 13th Blackthorne Resort Spring Motorcycle Run for info: 518-634-2541
12th  Warlocks 2nd Anniversary Party at the V.F.W. 1 Violet Ave Poughkeepsie, NY $20 donation includes Pig Roast.
12th  Sons Of Sam MC Run for the Legion Ride – At American Legion Post 800 307 Main St. Groton NY 13073 Reg. starts @ 11am to 1pm ride goes around Owasco Lake ending where it began. Vendors, Food, Music & 50/50 Donation $10 proceeds to benefit American Legion.
12th  North Shore Ride Her Run – Ride leaves from the Wander Inn for info: 315-623-9774
12th  “Angels Among Us Motorcycle Run” In memory of Stephanie “Stevie” Kinmartin 2/8/57-2/16/08. Bike run registration 1pm, leave 2pm from Openers 7901 Seneca Street East Aurora, NY 14052. 6pm party after the run. $25 donation includes Pig roast, salad, beer, pop, 50/50, Chinese Auction and live music by Joe and The Smoes! Proceeds benefit the Cancer Society. For info call 716-860-6196.
13th  Benefit for Angela and John Leone Jr. – John and Angela were seriously injured in a motorcycle accident August 29th 2009 the benefit will be held at the VFW on Rt. 90 in Montezuma, NY $10 donation at the door will include food and music. Info: [email protected]

19th  Cruz & Blues – At Preferred Power Sports, Rt. 11, Brewerton, NY $10 per person Free ride, kickstands up at 12:30 Event begins at 2:00  till midnight Live music, raffles, 50/50’s, games, vendors and more Food avail for info, contact Neil Fry 315-447-7064.
20th  Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge 7,000 mile Race From Key West FL to Alaska for info go to www.hokaheychallenge.com

26th  Jury MC Poker Run @ TANK
27th  Mortal Skulls Motorcycle Clubs 5th Annual “A Run for Awareness” Proceeds go to benefit the Stony Brook University Hospital
CHILD LIFE PROGRAM “Helping Children Through the Hospital Experience” Run sign-up starts at the Bellmore, NY Train Station from 10:30 am-Noon Tires Turn 12:15 pm Sharp! Bike blessing at the sign-up Party Starts at 1:00 pm at The Breakers 12 Bayville Ave, Bayville, NY (rain or shine) $10 Donation per person.  For more info visit
MORTALSKULLS.COM

July 2010

3rd     A.B.A.T.E. of Onondaga Chapter – 10th Annual Helmet Protest Run – Saturday at the Loop Grill/Meeting Hall, 1114 wolf St., Syracuse, Kickstands up at 1:00 PM SHARP!!  Be gassed up and ready to go!  Fun/Food/Prizes Products/Membership Apps. Open to Public “Let those Who Ride Decide” Contact:  (315) 254-7093, (315)455-1073 or HQ @ (315) 849-5410.

6th  2 – Wheel Tuesday’s At Ho-Beau’s Fireside Grill Benefit Children’s Cancer 10 South West Street (or Route 281) Homer, NY for info (607) 749-2334., Ask for Laurence

17th  Veterans MC “Homeless Veterans Run,” beginning at Sawmill in Schenectady Info website:  http://www.veterans1691.com/

17th  Boozefighter MC Frontier Chapter 61 Annual Pig Roast Sherburn NY starts at 2 pm-??/? Bring and tent!! $15 a person or $25 a couple. Info: www.Boozefighterchapter61.com Or call Jack at( 607)674-4916 for directions. Everyone is welcome must be 21
17th  North Shore Ride Her Run – Ride leaves from the Wander Inn for info: 315-623-9774
18th  Indian Day on the grounds of the Springfield Museums, see the famous collection of the former Indian Motorcycle Museum in the brand new air-conditioned Museum of Springfield History! admission $12.50. Info: 800-625-7738, ext. 300; www.springfieldmuseums.org.
24th  Negative Image Scooter Club presents NISC Poker Run 2010 – Reg 9am Ride Begins: 11am SHARP presale $15 per bike/$5 for rider Ride day $20 per bike/ $5 rider To pre-register contact Ron Bajorek @ 585-248-3810 Start Bajorek Agency 3462 Monroe Ave, Pittsford, NY 14534 (parking lot off French Road)  End: Country Rode Motowerks 286 Macedon Center Road Door Prices, Raffles, Breakfast (Coffee & Bagels), Cookout at Country Rode at end of event. All proceeds to Benefit CURE www.curekidscancer.com
25th  HOGS FOR DOGS-6th Annual Ride – Proceeds to benefit the Finger Lakes SPCA of CNY Spay/Neuter Fund no on to 5pm  $20 per person Scenic ride ‘rain or shine’ party at Devaney’s Riverside Grill  2-5pm For info: flspca.org , [email protected] or call Carol 315.406.4025
30th – 31st Uneasy Riders Summer Party at property vendors welcome for info: call 518-293-7804 or email [email protected]
31st          True Justice MC will be holding a fundraiser at the landing zone 155 Wade rd Latham NY 1pm-? for Kaitlin Crandall (Octane’s Daughter) who has Celiacs Diesease $20.00 donation food, raffles and music There will also be a complete Gluten free meal provided by KD’s fish fry in Saratoga NY  if there is anything else that you need my for info: 518-542-8715

August 2010

3rd  2 – Wheel Tuesday’s At Ho-Beau’s Fireside Grill Benefit Children’s Cancer 10 South West Street (or Route 281) Homer, NY for info (607) 749-2334., Ask for Laurence

6th – 8th  Champlain Valley Motorcycle Rally at the Clinton County Fairgrounds for info: call Craig 518-324-4600.
7th  5th Annual Ride for Ben Gowe – Ben was killed when debris was purposely placed in the road on Ct. Rt. 23 on the morning of August 7th 2005. A mailbox with a concrete jug was his doom, he never had a chance and no charges have ever been brought. Ride leave @ noon from the Wander Inn Constantia, NY, all are welcome for this all day affair. For info contact Mike 315-623-7372.
7th  AMY’S RIDE in memory of SSG Amy Seyboth Tirador, Fallen Soldier in Iraq Nov 2009.  Registration: 9:00am-11:00am at Colonie Central High School, Colonie, NY.  Food, beverage, music.  Sponsored by IBEW LU236MC.  Contact Zig 518-207-5436 or Hurley 518-573-0733.  Email:  [email protected]
14th  North Shore Ride Her Run – Ride leaves from the Wander Inn for info: 315-623-9774
14th  BFMC Mountain Chapter 60 Summer Party 1:00-6:00 PM, VFW Post 8162, 1 Lyons Lake Rd., Nassau, NY; $20, Music by Joe Roy Jackson; Questions call Scotty at 518-374-2601
14th & 15th A.B.A.T.E. of Onondaga County Chapter – 5th Annual Memorial Run.  This ride is to commemorate all of our fallen brothers and sisters who cannot be here with us today, but will always be with us in spirit.  Let’s all Ride Together!  Saturday- Meet at the Loop Grill/Meeting Hall, 1114 Wolf St., Syracuse, Kickstands up at 11:00 AM SHARP!!  Be gassed up and ready to Go!!  Will ride to Kasoag Lake in Williamstown, NY  $10 donation – free camping, vendors, rodeo, live entertainment food/beverage available Chicken BBQ & Full Menu @ Add’l. cost Sunday-Discount Bikers Breakfast Buffet-w/ drink specials products/membership Apps For Info: 315-254-7093, 315-455-1073 or HQ 315-849-5410. “Let Those Who Ride Decide” 
21st  Jury MC August Party @ TANK
21st  Commander Cody at the Wander Inn Constantia, NY for info: 315-623-9774
21st  Twist of Fate MC “Everyday Heroes” Rider to benefit Muscular Sclerosis & our local Watertown Vet Center Reg. starts at 9am at Thunder N Cycles on Rt 3, kickstands up at 11am, run is approx 100 miles, to include 4 stops. There will be plenty of 50/50’s, munchies along the way ride ends at The Ugly Stick with food, more 50/50’s and a big raffle drawn for a $3,000.00 custom bike paint job donated by Junction Boyz. We hope it’s a huge success of course.
27th – 29th Mohawk Valley Bike Fest at the Herkimer Valley Fair Grounds for info: [email protected]

September 2010

3rd 6th   Hog Farm Annual Hog Labor Day Holiday Campout info: Call 716-288-3227 the-hog-farm.net

7th  2 – Wheel Tuesday’s At Ho-Beau’s Fireside Grill Benefit Children’s Cancer 10 South West Street (or Route 281) Homer, NY for info (607) 749-2334., Ask for Laurence

10th  9th Annual Midnight Run to Ground Zero – Ride will start from NYC Harley Davidson 42-11 Northern Blvd Long Island City, NY 11101 meet time is 10pm. KSU @ 11:30pm. 
11th  A.B.A.T.E. of Onondaga County Chapter – 5th Annual Horseshoe Tournament – will be hosted by Cayuga Chapter – in 2009 they ran away with the Travelin’ Trophy and we’re here to get it back!! For Info: 315-254-7093, 315-455-1073 or HQ 315-849-5410. “Let Those Who Ride Decide” 
16th – 19th Catskill Mountain Thunder at the Blackthorne Resort for info: 518-634-2541
18th  North Shore Ride Her Run – Ride leaves from the Wander Inn for info: 315-623-9774
26th   Military Courtesy Room Benefit at the Syracuse Airport this is a place where the troops are welcomed back home when they arrive in Syracuse, NY. Ride leaves @ 11:30 sharp from the Cicero American Legion Post 787 575 Legionnaire Dr. Cicero, NY, food, live music by Back Flash, Raffles, Auctions, etc… For Info: [email protected] or www.gregharrismcr.org.

October 2010

2nd   A.B.A.T.E. of Onondaga County Chapter – 2nd Annual Fall Foliage Run & Membership Appreciation Party on Saturday at the Loop Grill/Meeting Hall, 1114 Wolf St., Syracuse, NY—Kick stands up at High Noon!!  Be gassed up and ready to go!!  Return to The Loop by 5:00 for Festivities—Fun/Food/Entertainment/Prizes—Products/Membership Apps For Info: 315-254-7093, 315-455-1073 or HQ 315-849-5410. “Let Those Who Ride Decide” 
2nd   Goat Brother Annual Swap Meet! New Location! Saratoga County Fairgrounds 162 Prospect Street Ballston Sap, NY. Motorcycle Show, Live Entertainment, Motorcycle Parts & Accessories, Gifts & Novelties. For Info: 518-583-3398 or www.goatbrothers.com 

3rd   Marcus Dairy Bike Show at Marcus Dairy Danbury CT vendors, music and food available 8am to 4pm rain or shine admission $9

5th  2 – Wheel Tuesday’s At Ho-Beau’s Fireside Grill Benefit Children’s Cancer 10 South West Street (or Route 281) Homer, NY for info (607) 749-2334., Ask for Laurence

9th  North Shore Ride Her Run – Ride leaves from the Wander Inn for info: 315-623-9774
23rd   A.B.A.T.E. of Onondaga County Chapter – Annual Halloween Party – Meet at the Loop Grill/Meeting Hall, 1114 Wolf St., Syracuse—From 6:00 PM til Midnight.—Prizes for best costume—Fun/Food/Entertainment—Products/Membership Apps For Info: 315-254-7093, 315-455-1073 or HQ 315-849-5410. “Let Those Who Ride Decide” 

November 2010

11th  Jury MC Veterans Party @ TANK
13th  Boozefighters MC Mountain Chapter 60 Can Drive

December 2010

11th & 12th A.B.A.T.E. of Onondaga Chapter  – Annual Christmas Party/Toy Run –Meet at Loop Grill/Meeting Hall, 1114 Wolf St., Syracuse, NY from 6:00 PM til ???  Donation of $7-NM and $5 – Member–Discount with unwrapped toy, Fun/Food/Music Products/Membership Apps.  Contact: (315) 254-7093, (315) 455-1073 or HQ @ (315) 849-5410. “Let Those Who Ride Decide!!”